Author Topic: new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.  (Read 887 times)

smitty67

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I just bought my first AR, it's a diamondback db15, 599$at my local pawn shop.   No optics or frills, i cant wait to pick it up and get to the range. 

SavsPaw

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Re: new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2017, 11:44:09 AM »
I just bought my first AR, it's a diamondback db15, 599$at my local pawn shop.   No optics or frills, i cant wait to pick it up and get to the range.
Nice! Just got mine two weeks ago. I've dressed it up a little.

smitty67

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Re: new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2017, 04:48:38 PM »
Looking good, how do you like ir, any issues?

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Re: new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2017, 06:23:25 PM »
Congrats! I've had mine since the 1st of the year and absolutely love it. The only issue I've had with ammo is a batch of hand-loads that had old brass, but the DB15CCB has eaten everything else I've fed it so far. If you get bored, flip through my thread "Diamondback DB15CCB Rifle Journal" to see the play-by-play from a fellow newbie to the AR world. Here's where I'm at so far...


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Re: new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2017, 06:26:09 PM »
Looking good, how do you like ir, any issues?
I've only put a dozen rounds through it so no real test yet. Just got my sights and red dot this week,so I've yet to sight it in. My buddy bought his 3years ago,and it's been flawless. He has since bought another including a 300 Black out. I have no doubts

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Re: new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2017, 06:31:31 PM »
Congrats! I've had mine since the 1st of the year and absolutely love it. The only issue I've had with ammo is a batch of hand-loads that had old brass, but the DB15CCB has eaten everything else I've fed it so far. If you get bored, flip through my thread "Diamondback DB15CCB Rifle Journal" to see the play-by-play from a fellow newbie to the AR world. Here's where I'm at so far...


Looks great! First thing I did was swap out that grip.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170309/89e874604716c26651e1a43f253ca06e.jpg
new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.
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new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.

superbeau

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Re: new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2017, 10:44:30 AM »
Good lookin' grip, @SavsPaw! I left the original one on there (for now) but wrapped it with some of that camo stuff that's like stretchy gauze. It helps make it much "stickier" and only cost about $2. I've seen some grips that also include the trigger guard, in one piece. Since I had a little issue when replacing my trigger guard (broke an ear off the receiver where the roll-pin goes in), I may try that some day. It works well for now, though.

Make sure to post pictures after you pickup your new toy, @smitty67 :-)

SavsPaw

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Re: new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2017, 07:49:47 AM »
I just bought my first AR, it's a diamondback db15, 599$at my local pawn shop.   No optics or frills, i cant wait to pick it up and get to the range.
Any updates on the new rifle? Did ya finally get it?

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Re: new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2017, 07:32:13 PM »
For grip enthusiasts, I discovered one from BCM called the gunfighter Grip Mod 3. It has a reduced grip angle, making if very comfortable to hold in modern weapons training positions. Less stress to the wrist. Feels a bit like a SIG MCX grip in width and such, but is more vertical. It's certainly to be an item that is salted to taste, but I like it.  :main_smiley:

SavsPaw

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Re: new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2017, 07:26:21 PM »
When I got my rifle back in Feb. I put a Vortex Strikefire ll. on it.Great red dot, but not what I was quite looking for. Sold it and upgraded.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170419/bcd58073472d2a29a90c6e3ff8e8a5a1.jpg
new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.
And the ATI stock was a joke. Ordered a Magpul acs-L. Just received it today, and what a huge difference. This thing is awesome! Before and after.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170419/8b6932381971fee3f80f05cdd39f8dd8.jpg
new to AR's, db15 for my first rifle. can't wait to pick it up.
Hope to get out this weekend and try them out.